Cricket Scotland (CS) on Thursday announced its 15-man squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in Australia from October 16 to November 13.
Richie Berrington will lead the side, which includes Chris GreavesWho made his debut in the last edition of the T20 World Cup. Matt Cross Berrington’s deputy and will also keep wickets for his side.
all rounder Brandon McMullen earned their first call-up for national tea, and the fast bowling duo brad wheel And Josh DavyThose who were not part of the white-ball series against New Zealand in July have also been called back in the squad for the multi-team event.
McMullen has been included due to his impressive performances in regional series and A team matches. Similarly, Wheel finished fifth on the table of top wicket-takers in this season’s Vitality Blast with 22 scalps from 13 games, representing champions Hampshire.
When it comes to Davy, he represented reversal Finished this summer with 15 wickets in 11 matches across all formats and in the Blast. Not to mention, Davy was the leading wicket-taker for the Scottish side in last year’s World T20, taking nine wickets in five matches.
“It was nice to see other young players performing under pressure, and I have no doubt that their opportunities will come in the not too distant future. For us, having more than 40 names on the table for selection is a testament to the system of expanding the talent base and providing options to the senior men’s team. Said Scotland men’s head coach Shane’s Burger as quoted by cricketscotland.com,
“We are very happy and excited to announce our 15 players for the T20 World Cup. We have selected 15 that we believe will make the desired effect we are looking for. For the players who are not going to the World Cup, we look forward to seeing them challenging for international honors in the years to come. The team has a mix of youth and experience, along with local level players and county representatives. The balance of team and chemistry is important to contribute to the performance in the World Cup. We believe we have a good mix of the above and have picked players who are in form and can perform under pressure. Added Burger.
Scotland will start their campaign against West Indies on 17 October. The Scottish side will then take on Ireland and Zimbabwe on 19 and 21 October respectively. All matches will take place at Bellerive Oval in Hobart.
Scotland squad for T20 World Cup 2022:
Richard Berrington (c), George Munsey, Michael Leask, Brad Wheels, Chris Soul, Chris Greaves, Safyan Sharif, Josh Davey, Matthew Cross (wk), Callum McLeod, Hamza Tahir, Mark Watt, Brendon McMullen, Michael Jones, Craig Wallace